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Encyclopedia > Newcastle Emlyn
Newcastle Emlyn
Statistics
Population: {{{Population}}}
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: Maps for SN305405
Administration
Principal area: Carmarthenshire
Nation: Wales
Other
Police force: Dyfed-Powys Police
Ceremonial county: Dyfed
Historic county: Carmarthenshire & Cardiganshire
Post office and telephone
Post town: NEWCASTLE EMLYN
Postal district: SA38
Dialling code: +44-1239
Politics
UK Parliament: Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
European Parliament: Wales
England

Newcastle Emlyn (Welsh: Castell Newydd Emlyn) is a town, straddling Ceredigion (Cardiganshire) and Carmarthenshire in west Wales (though officially it is in Carmarthenshire), lying on the River Teifi. The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... For local government purposes, Wales is divided into 22 unitary authorities. ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: Sir Gaerfyrddin) is a county in Wales. ... Home Nations is a term used to refer to the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom - England, Scotland, Wales, and [[Northern Ireland collectively, but also as separate entities, distinct from the United Kingdom as a whole. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location relative to the some of the British Isles (other parts of the UK shown on the map are in pink). ... Policing in the United Kingdom is divided into a number of forces. ... Dyfed-Powys Police is a police force in Wales. ... The Preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for ceremonial purposes such as Lieutenancy. ... Dyfed was one of the ancient kingdoms (or principalities) of Wales prior to the Norman Conquest. ... Wales has thirteen traditional counties (or vice counties). ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: Sir Gaerfyrddin) is a county in Wales. ... Cardiganshire (Sir Aberteifi in Welsh) was a traditional county in Wales that existed between 1282 and 1974. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK and Australian postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... To see the list in alphabetical order see the categories UK Parliamentary constituencies and UK Parliamentary constituencies (historic). ... Carmathen East and Dinefwr is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... Wales is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... A lovely image of the Welsh flag, derived from an SVG file by Tobias Jakobs in the sodipodi flags collection. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town In American English, a town is usually a municipal corporation that is smaller than a city but larger than a village. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county in Wales. ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: Sir Gaerfyrddin) is a county in Wales. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location relative to the some of the British Isles (other parts of the UK shown on the map are in pink). ... River Teifi is a river in West Wales flowing into the sea below Cardigan town. ...

The remains of the castle
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The remains of the castle

Notable buildings in the town include the remains of the thirteenth century castle, the town hall and the secondary school, Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn. Other attractions include an art gallery and theatre, the Attic Theatre, while the Museum of the Welsh Woollen Industry and the Teifi Valley Railway lie nearby. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x756, 206 KB) Summary Newcastle Emlyn - the castle. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x756, 206 KB) Summary Newcastle Emlyn - the castle. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... The main gatehouse of Harlech Castle, Wales. ... City Hall is a 1996 film directed by Harold Becker. ... An art gallery or art museum is a space for the exhibition of art, usually visual art, and usually primarily paintings, illustrations, and sculpture. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


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